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Rev. Jesse Jackson Says Dems Unkind to Blacks
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Jesse L. Jackson (American clergyman and civil rights activist.); 1941-, Democratic Party (U.S.), Blacks (Political activities)
Obesity Labeled a Disease, and Major Killer in U.S.
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Obesity
Mayors Fume: 'we're Not Beggars Looking for a Handout . . .'.
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U.S. Conference of Mayors, Budget (United States), Intergovernmental fiscal relations
Boston Foundation Gets First Black Woman Leader
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Anna F. Jones, Boston Foundation
Herman Farrell Jr. Seeks New York City Mayoral Seat
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Denny Farrell, New York (N.Y.) (Politics and government)
Most Wives Have Greater Sex Drive Than Spouses
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Married couples (Sexual behavior)
Three Fla. Kids Charged in Death of Retarded Boy
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Torrence Davis, Murder, Juvenile delinquents and delinquency, Mentally handicapped children (Crimes against), West Palm Beach (Fla.) (Crime)
Man Convicted of Murder for Driving Car Into L.A. Crowd of Pedestrians
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Daniel Lee Young, Trials (Murder), Los Angeles (Calif.) (Traffic accidents, Crime)
Court Orders New Trial After Racist Joke Found
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William T. Jones, Trials (Murder), Illinois (Race relations)
Newark Reveals Plans to Build Housing for Poor
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Poor (Housing), Newark (N.J.) (Housing)

Mt. Vernon Gives N.Y. 1st Elected Black Mayor
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Ronald A. Blackwood, Mount Vernon (N.Y.) (Politics and government)
NAACP Gears to Fight for Minorities' Needs Amidst Onslaught of Budget Cuts
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Budget (United States)
San Diego Mayor Free Thanks to Black Juror
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Mistrial, San Diego (Calif.) (Political corruption)
Miami Blacks Unite to Recall City's Mayor
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Miami (Fla.) (Politics and government)
Jury Frees Olympic Hero Edwin Moses of Sex Rap in Los Angeles
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Edwin Moses; 1955-., Prostitution, Los Angeles (Calif.) (Moral conditions)
Black Labor Judge Orders Firm to Pay $52,900 Due Labor Union Fund
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United Furniture Workers of America, Labor laws and regulations (New York (State))
S.C. High Court Voids Castration in Rape Cases
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Criminal justice, Administration of (South Carolina), Castration, Rape
Prince Cuts Tune for African Relief Album
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Prince, USA for Africa
Musician Wynton Marsalis Quizzed by Cop on Holdup
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Wynton Marsalis
Value of College Degree Down, But Costs Rising
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College education, Value of
Ga. Tech Officials Probe AKA House Crossburning
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Georgia Institute of Technology, College sororities, Colleges and universities (Race relations)
N.Y. School Offers Degree in Jazz as Pros Teach it
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Long Island University, Jazz music (Study and teaching)
Black Man Kept Alive with Heart Transplant from White TV Actor
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Jon-Erik Hexum; 1957-1984, Michael O. Washington, Heart (Transplantation)
ASALH Moves to Ouster Current Head Sam Banks
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Samuel L. Banks, Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History
Detroit Mom Trying to Make Ends Meet Charged with Cheating Welfare
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Thelma Neal, Fraud, Detroit (Mich.) (Public welfare)
Sampson is All-star MVP, But English is the Hero
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Alex English; 1954-., Basketball, Professional (All-star games)
Brisco-Hooks, Carol Lewis Record New Indoor Marks
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Carol Lewis (long jumper.), Valerie Brisco (American runner.); 1960-, Track and field athletics (Women), Track and field athletics records, Long jumping (Women), Long jumping records
Dr J Returns to School for His Academic Degree
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Julius Erving; 1950-.
Muslim Basketball Player Wins Uniform Exemption
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Lesa Dennis, Religion and sports, Nation of Islam, Basketball, College (Uniforms)
Trotters Seeking Miller Type for Female Player
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Harlem Globetrotters, Women basketball players
Sugar Ray Leonard Gets Saved by the Belt Award
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Sugar Ray Leonard; 1956-., Automobiles (Safety belts)
Jennifer Holliday Set for World Premiere of Mahalia on Philly Stage
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Jennifer Holliday (American singer.)
Mahalia
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Tom Stolz (Reviews)
Columbia Exec Denies Delaying Minority Program
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Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc, Blacks in the motion picture industry
Sidney Poitier Lets Teenagers Chase Stardom in New Dance Film, Fast Forward
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Sidney Poitier (American actor and film director.)
Fast Forward
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Sidney Poitier (American actor and film director) (Reviews), Fast forward (Motion picture) (Reviews)

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